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Vegetable Gardening for Beginners: Start Simple for the Best Results

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My first forays into starting a vegetable garden as a beginner were seriously out of control, and I quickly learned that starting small was definitely the way to go. Gradually I increased the sizes of my garden beds, the variety of plants I started each year, and the complexity of my growing techniques until I …

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Everything You Need To Know About Growing Plants Under Lights

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Growing plants under lights indoors are something you might have heard about but haven’t attempted. Many people believe growing plants under lights is a costly and complicated business but the truth is anyone with even a little gardening know-how can set up lights for growing plants indoors. It might be that the climate you live …

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How to Best Put Landscape Fabric to Use in Your Garden

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When I hear the words garden fabric, I think landscape fabric, the black cloth underlayment used in my xeriscaping, and the material my mom used to used in the vegetable garden every year. I’ve discovered that the term ‘garden fabric’ is loosely used and has multiple meanings depending on personal experience after I recently I …

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A “How To” For Outdoor Potted Plant Protection

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When I first started gardening, I was a home renter and was very protective of my babies, (I mean plants) and therefore always kept them in pots so they could go with me whenever I moved. I was the ultimate patio garden gardener, and through the years (and multiple moves), some of my plants were adopted …

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